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    Who's the appropriate contact person at Mercer?

    In middle school, the process for knowing whom to contact can be complicated. Don’t worry, regardless of whom you contact initially, you will get to the appropriate person. Here are steps that students and families can take for questions or concerns.

    Teacher(s):

    Classroom based questions about teaching and learning

    Counseling Team Member:

    Academic, social, and emotional support
    • 6th Grade: Anthony Malaki 206-252-8012
    • 7th Grade: Angela Chappelle 206-252-8015
    • 8th Grade: Theresa Bradley 206-252-8014
    • Truancy Specialist: Shauntel Callendret 206-252-8083

    Instructional Leadership and Services:

    • ELL (English Language Learning): John Mitchell 206-252-8017
    • Library: Sue Monroe 206-252-8022
    • Special Education: Gina Gerlitz 206-252-8009
    • Athletics: Bridget Wilhem 206-252-8068

    Administrative Team Member:

    Student guidance, discipline, program, and instructional support

    • 6th Grade: Sherrie Encarnacion 206-252-8013
    • 7th Grade: Bridget Wilhem 206-252-8068
    • 8th Grade: Gina Gerlitz 206-252-8009
    • Literacy administrator: Christy Bowman-White 206-252-8021
    • Math lead: Alaina Hellum-Alexander 206-252-8018

    Principal:

    Christopher Carter 206-252-8000

    Front Office:

    206-252-8000

    • Office manager: Kate Hodges 206-252-8006
    • Assistant secretary and transportation: Ms. Francis 206-252-8002
    • Attendance secretary: Tracy Kolner 206-252-8004
    • Registrar: Rosa Nouch 206-252-8010

    Additionally, Mercer has a variety of support staff.


    After School Activities

    Seattle Parks Department Community Learning Center:

    Coordination of our after school programs.

    • Damien Hicks 206-252-8056

    Bilingual Services:

    206-252-8008

    • Chinese: Boon Siew, Peony Chung
    • Spanish: Philip Ssebuliba and Raul Miranda
    • Somali: Ali Idle 
    • Tagalog: Celeste Bunnell
    • Vietnamese: Chung Tran

    College Success Coach:

    • Alison 206-252-8000

    Nurse:

    All school based health care and medical needs

    • Jill Eckerdt 206-252-8007

    School Based Health Clinic (SBHC):

    Students and families must be registered through Neighbor Care in order to access services. For more information please contact the eligibility specialist.

    • Office Coordinator: Trina Lucas 206-762-2394
    • Counselor: Laura  206-762-2394 x 103
    • Nurse Practitioner: Chelsea Allin 206-762-2394 x 102
    • Sound Mental Health (SMH) Care Coordinators:
      • SMH provides three levels of service: (1) Consultation and crisis support, (2) screening, assessment, & referrals to other mental health care providers, and (3) comprehensive care management and wraparound services
      • Care Coordinator: Stephanie Edler 206-252-8015

    Student and Family Advocate:

    Assisting and supporting the transition of new sixth grade students and families for middle success.

    • Tonja Davis 206-252- 8072